Amaretto Peach Cheesecake
3 tablespoons margarine
1/3 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup flour
24 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1 (16 ounce) can peach halves, drained and puréed
1/4 cup almond flavored liqueur
Combine margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg. Add flour; mix
well. Spread dough onto bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes.
Combine cream cheese, sugar and flour, mixing at medium speed of electric mixer
until well blended.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add
peaches and liqueur; mix well. Pour over crust.
Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature
to 250 degrees F. Continue baking for 65 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan;
cool before removing rim of pan. Chill.
Garnish with peach slices and sliced almonds, toasted, if desired.